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threefold

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adjective three·fold \ˈthrē-ˌfōld, -ˈfōld\

Simple Definition of threefold

  • : having three parts

  • : three times as great or as many

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of threefold

  1. 1 :  having three parts or members :  triple <a threefold purpose>

  2. 2 :  being three times as great or as many <a threefold increase>

threefold play \-ˈfōld\ adverb

Examples of threefold in a sentence

  1. <a threefold approach to solving the problem>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of threefold

before 12th century

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THREEFOLD Defined for Kids

threefold

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adjective three·fold \ˈthrē-ˌfōld\

Definition of threefold for Students

  1. :  being three times as great or as many





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